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hit the nail on the head

to describe exactly what is causing a situation or problem: I think Mick hit the nail on the head when he said that what's lacking in this company is a feeling of confidence.
Translations of “hit the nail on the head”
in Chinese (Traditional) 說中要害…
in Russian попасть в точку…
in Turkish tam üstüne basmak, tam isabet ettirmek, taşı gediğine koymak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 说中要害,说到点子上…
in Polish trafić w samo sedno…
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